Twitter Streets: The Most Talked About Trends Today -June 28
KOT Pokes Fun at Safaricom’s Bonga Data Malfunction
Kenyans woke up to a Safaricom data spree this morning, after the Telco firm allegedly experienced a system malfunction. This led to massive bonga bundle purchases at no cost, an anomaly which got discovered, leading to the removal of the bonga data option by Safaricom. Kenyans had however already ripped the fruits off this incident.
— #FRIDAY MOTIVATION (@lentunechi_) June 28, 2019
— MAINA NJOKI. (@MainaNjoki019) June 28, 2019
— Felix Mariera (@Phelixi) June 28, 2019
Pearl Thusi Sparks Colorism Debate on Twitter
Pearl Thusi sparked a colorism debate on twitter, after opening up about facing discrimination for being a light-skinned woman in South Africa. This was in response to a twitter user who claimed that she had no talent, but was simply favored in the industry for being light skinned.
Pearl Thusi and Bonnie Mbuli found themselves on the Twitter trends list on Thursday after trading blows in a spicy twar over colourism. https://t.co/UkxG60O7Gk
— Times LIVE (@TimesLIVE) June 28, 2019
We still don’t have the land… And this colour issue means we continue losing. Seeking reparations from each other, invalidating each others experiences because we don’t see.
I’m not saying let’s let colourism go & focus on other things but let’s heal each other and prosper…
— #QueenSono (@PearlThusi) June 28, 2019
Sisi has in her mind has reduced me to a nameless “light skinned actress” . That’s all she sees. My colour. Can’t even acknowledge my name.
Imagine I had said dark skinned actress. Yall would destroy me.
This is very personal. She has no respect for me. Yesses.
— #QueenSono (@PearlThusi) June 27, 2019
Memes Pop Up After Kenya-Tanzania AFCON Brawl
KOT took to the social media platform early Friday morning, after Kenya’s Harambee Stars 3-2 win against rivals Taifa Stars, from Tanzania at the Africa Cup of Nations.
— Denogrant (@Denogrant_) June 27, 2019
Tanzania need to save their English first. 😂😂😂
— Victor Mochere (@VictorMochere) June 27, 2019
Wamlambez 😂😂 have it pic.twitter.com/dxPSn2C9CJ
— Boychild🇰🇪 (@Abdiwahab_moha) June 27, 2019
Pop TV Picks Up “One Day at A Time” After Netflix Cancellation
Pop TV has renewed “One Day at a Time” for its fourth season. This comes months after Netflix cancelled the hit TV comedy series. Fans had taken to Twitter, championing for saving the show through #SaveODAAT back in April. The upcoming season is set to have 13 episodes with the whole cast returning to the show.
🚨 “ONE DAY AT A TIME” HAS BEEN RENEWED ON POP TV 🚨 pic.twitter.com/YPd4eI4ZqQ
— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) June 27, 2019
“Three months ago, I was heartbroken with the news of our beloved ‘One Day at a Time’s’ cancellation. Today, I’m overwhelmed with joy to know the Alvarez family will live on.” @TheNormanLear responds to the revival news of #ODAAT https://t.co/jmsRJfdPd0 pic.twitter.com/Y2LW0Dbf0L
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) June 27, 2019
— Vulture (@vulture) June 27, 2019
“Charlie’s Angels” Trailer Revealed
“Charlie’s Angels” has released its official trailer, alongside a soundtrack snippet. The film features three titular agents, who are assigned to prevent a new technology from being weaponized. The Elizabeth Banks-directed franchise hits theatres November 29.
“Good morning, Charlie.”
‘Charlie’s Angels’ are back with Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska, and Elizabeth Banks in the first trailer. pic.twitter.com/z73FdYMUEa
— Fandango (@Fandango) June 27, 2019
Charlie’s Angels Official Trailer! Let’s get it. 🎬😇🔥 pic.twitter.com/8FsuKYv1EN
— Ella Balinska (@ellabalinska) June 27, 2019
First trailer for the new ‘Charlie’s Angels’ movie, featuring Elizabeth Banks, Naomi Scott, Kristen Stewart and Ella Balinska.
Includes a new song from Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande and Lana Del Ray. THOUGHTS?pic.twitter.com/lDuymLGFOW
— Lights, Camera, Pod (@LightsCameraPod) June 27, 2019
Khloe Kardashian Turns 35
Khloe Kardashian celebrated her 35th birthday on Thursday. Sources say the reality TV star had a quiet birthday with her daughter, True Thompson. The Kardashian-Jenner sisters took to social media with sweet video messages in celebration of Khloe’s 35th.
Kim, Kourtney, Kylie wish sister Khloé Kardashian a happy early 35th birthday in video message featuring a French mime https://t.co/psa24FHmbn
— Daily Mail Celebrity (@DailyMailCeleb) June 26, 2019
— Kris Jenner (@KrisJenner) June 27, 2019
— E! News (@enews) June 27, 2019